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Laserblast (1978)

PG  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  1 March 1978 (USA)
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A teenager stumbles upon an alien weapon, which transforms him into a grotesque killer.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Milford ...
Billy Duncan
Cheryl Smith ...
Kathy Farley
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Tony Craig
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Sheriff
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Deputy Pete Ungar
Barry Cutler ...
Deputy Jesse Jeep
Mike Bobenko ...
Chuck Boran
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Froggy
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Colonel Farley
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Doctor Mellon (as Roddy McDowell)
Rick Walters ...
Mike London
Simmy Bow ...
Gas Station Attendant
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Franny Walton
Wendy Wernli ...
Carolyn Spicer
Michael Barrere ...
Hip Kid (as Michael Bryar)
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Storyline

Alien creatures kill a mutated alien creature in the California desert. Its remains, and the high-tech laser gun and power source accidentally left behind, are found by an ostracized teenager. However, the power source causes the teenager to mutate too, and he goes on a murderous rampage. Written by Leo L. Schwab <ewhac@best.com>

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Billy was a kid who got pushed around... Then he found the power See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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1 March 1978 (USA)  »

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Alienígenas na Terra  »

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Trivia

The only film Michael Rae has ever directed. See more »

Goofs

When Billy first finds the laser and figures out how to shoot it, he puts the amulet around his neck and continues to shoot. But in the scenes where he is shooting after he dons the amulet, he is still holding it in his hand. See more »

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Roddy McDowall's name is spelled McDowell at the end. See more »

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Referenced in Auditions (1978) See more »

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So bad, it's good
2 June 2003 | by (NY Metro) – See all my reviews

Camp: the absurdly ludicrous, the ludicrously absurd. This movie wasn't meant to be taken seriously. It did have some bizarre creatures & stop-motion animation. Worth checking out for that alone. It's a curiosity of the late 70's post-Star Wars craze. It's dated look adds to its appeal. and it's on widescreen DVD!


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